Angie S.'s review of A1 Landscaping & Design

A1 Landscaping & Design

Preferred Members
River Rock Outscape
4.0 star rating 0 miles
Perez Landscaping
3.0 star rating 0 miles
Elizabeth Shutters
4.8 star rating 0 miles
Tax Network USA
3.8 star rating 0 miles
Customer Reviews & Ratings
Review Posted 10/1/2009
. 1
. 0
Review 10/1/2009
After obtaining landscaping bids from 6 companies to do our yard my husband and I chose A1 Landscaping. Gary Gunia, the owner, is not your typical "landscaper-type person." By that, I mean, he is a very intelligent, college educated, articulate, communicative, friendly, warm and responsive professional. He was quick to grasp my needs and suprisingly perceptive in suggesting money-saving options, rather than trying to sell me things I did not need or want. He was very astute and creative in implementing a beautiful landscape design that fit our budget. My husband and I were extremely pleased with the results he produced. He installed a stamped concrete patio that was immaculate. He also installed sprinklers and sod. We have gotten so many compliments on our beautiful yard. The only problem I had was trying to figure out how he makes a profit. The workmanship was impeccable -- top quality and high-end, yet the price he charged us was ridiculously low. So low, in fact, that I initially worried about it. As the old saying goes, "ya get what ya pay for." This was not the case. The 5 other quotes I got were $11,000+. A1 charged me $7,800. When the work was complete Gary and I had gotten friendly enough for me to ask him how he managed to perform such quality work at such a low price. His response - "In these tough economic times, I feel all business owners should be committed to working within customers budgets and reducing our prices as much as possible -- especially if we want to stay in business. I am not greedy. As long as I make enough money to pay the mortgage I'm happy. I live a simple lifestyle. I don't take vacations. I don't dine out. I purchase my clothes at thrift stores. I drive an old truck that is paid for. My wife drives a 1997 Infiniti that is paid for also. I spend my free time with my wife, my 6-year-old son and my 5 dogs. We hike, play frisbee, watch movies, roller-skate, go to the park and simply enjoy family time spent together.
Was this review helpful? (0)
Send Message to Reviewer
Report abuse
How To edit your review
Additional Business Information
Hours   Phone   (995) 183-78420 Address   44595 Vista Del Mar
Temecula, CA 92590
Website Email
Contact   New Contact Other  
© Copyright 2017 TrustLink All Rights Reserved.